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WILLIAMS, Hugh William (1773--1829 )
Travels in Italy, Greece, and the Ionian islands. In a series of letters, descriptive of manners, scenery, and the fine arts. By H.W. Williams, Esq. With engravings from original drawings. In two volumes. Vol. I. (II).
Edinburgh, printed for Archibald Constable and Co.; and Hurst, Robinson, and Co., London,, 1820.
2 vols ; 20.8 cm. (8°)
I: xxii, [2], 399, [1] p., engr. frontis., [9] pl.
II: xiv, [2], 437, [5] p., engr. frontis. port., [8] pl. (2 fold.)

The publication of this work and an exhibition of his Greek paintings in 1822 earned its author the nickname of 'Grecian Williams'.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-titles. A number of the plates are cropped by the binder with loss of the captions.

Binding C19th calf, gilt roll-tooled borders, gilt-ruled spine, maroon spine-labels. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 5s. 8d., 1 February 1830. (Archive 7/14/36).

Reference Number 5615

Additional Names Hutchinson, Edwin

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